Hannah Simpson

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Integrative Psychotherapist. MBACP reg. Dip Sup. Adoption
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Fareham, Hampshire, PO16
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This professional is accepting new clients but may have a waitlist. Please enquire with them directly to discuss availability.

About me

As a highly trained and proficient integrative and relational psychotherapist, I specialise in providing comprehensive therapy services to individuals 16+,couples, family, and group sessions in Fareham. My approach is trauma-informed and non-judgmental, creating a safe and confidential space for clients to address a wide range of personal issues. My goal is to empower individuals to reconnect with themselves, rebuild trust, and make decisions that lead to a more fulfilling life.

With a focus on communication, my approach enables clients to form deeper connections with themselves and others. I work with clients to understand their past experiences and how they affect them currently, helping them gain insight and understanding of their feelings and concerns. Recognising that every individual is unique, I tailor my approach to the specific needs of my clients, whether it be short-term crisis intervention or a longer-term therapy plan.

I possess a wide range of expertise in treating issues including, loss and bereavement, behavioural problems, relationship difficulties, adoption issues, addictions, PTSD, sexual and domestic abuse,  depression, anxiety, eating disorders, work-related issues, self-confidence issues, cult leaver and stayers, religious and cultural issues and obsessive thoughts and behaviours. My ultimate goal is to empower clients to make informed choices and live a more satisfying life.

Training, qualifications & experience

In terms of employment history, I have worked for organisations such as the NHS as an Addictions Therapist and Group Facilitator, Swanick Lodge Children’s Secure Unit as a Counsellor and Group Facilitator, Portsmouth City Council Domestic Abuse Department Group Facilitator, Barnardos Adoption Therapist, The Priory Southampton Addictions , The Priory Woking. I have supervised and taught students at Level 5, whilst training for their degree in Humanistic
Counselling based on Transactional Analysis. I have a wealth of training and experience and have completed a four year degree in Humanistic Counselling. Further, I have completed another four years of training for an Advanced Diploma in Integrative Psychotherapy and Transactional Analysis level 7, in order to become a UKCP registered Psychotherapist.

My qualifications include:

Advanced Diploma in Integrative Psychotherapy Level 7 (2023)

BA (Hons) Humanistic Counselling and Psychotherapy Winchester University (2010)

Diploma in Humanistic Counselling University of Chichester (2007)

Diploma in Clinical Supervision (2022)

Certificate in Transactional Analysis (2020)

LINK Approved Adoption Therapist (2017)

Substance Misuse Counselling (2007)

Insights into Sex Offending (2019)

Borderline Personality Disorder (2019)

Trauma-Informed Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy (2018).

Relate Couples Training, Understanding Relationships- The Institute of Relate- 2011

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy- 2008
NHS Training in Clinical Supervision -2011
Substance Misuse Training and Counselling Sussex Alcohol and Substance Misuse Service-2007
Solution Focussed Therapy 2007
CBT and Addiction- 2009
Drug and Alcohol Awareness- 2008
Working with Substance Misuse and Anger -2010
Working with and Understanding Personality Disorder (Borderline, Antisocial, Narcissistic)-2011
Working with Sexual Abuse and Trauma - 2010
Understanding and working with Survivors of Sexual Abuse and Exploitation -2014
Self-Harm Behaviour- 2009
Domestic Abuse and Violence with Women and Children- Portsmouth City Council -2002
Mental Health and the law- 2009
Mindfulness- 2007-2015
Existential Freedom -2015
 

Member organisations

BACP
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

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Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Areas of counselling I deal with

Other areas of counselling I deal with

My services provide a safe and supportive space for individuals to explore and work through a variety of issues, including, but not limited to:

sex working and sex workers

Pre-bereavement and anticipatory loss

Bereavement related to the loss of a pet or animal
Coping with terminal illness for oneself or a loved one
Suicidal ideation and feelings
General feelings of loss
Shame and negative self-perception
Body image concerns
Isolation and feelings of disconnectedness
Homesickness and adjustment to new environments
Retirement and the transition to a new phase of life
Personal development and self-awareness
Emotional eating and binge eating
Counselling for students
Through my counselling services, individuals will have the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of their feelings, develop coping mechanisms and tools to manage their emotions, and ultimately improve their overall well-being.
 
 
 
 

Fees

£95.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed
  • Refugees

Additional information

Individual therapy sessions: £95 per 50-minute session.

Age 14- 16’s: £110 per fifty minute session 

Half day individual therapy sessions £315 (three hours)

Couples or joint therapy sessions (for two people): £145 per sixty minute session. 

Family or group therapy sessions:

Three individuals £175 per 50 minute session. Four individuals £210 per 50 minute session. Please enquire for fees for larger groups. 

Weekend and out of hours sessions are only offered in case of crisis and emergency, these are all charged at double the normal fee. 


Reports and report writing are available on request, starting at £145 per hour.


Please note that my cancellation policy requires 5 working days notice. If less notice is given, the full agreed fee will be charged.

If you're interested in scheduling an appointment or have any further questions, please don't hesitate to contact me at h.l.simpson@hotmail.com or by phone at 07775 613133. 
 

When I work

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Appointments available in Fareham, Tuesday- Friday 11am-7pm

Weekend and out of hours sessions in case of emergency, these are all charged at double the normal fee.

Further information

Plenty of parking available for free and disabled access

Fareham, Hampshire, PO16

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Groups
Organisations

Key details

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Online platforms

Zoom
Skype

Supervision

In person
Online
Phone

I am a Humanistic BACP, UKATA and EATA Registered Therapist and Supervisor. I offer Individual and Group Supervision online or face to face.

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Hannah Simpson
Hannah Simpson